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Thomas Beck

Thomas Beck

Born Mississippi or Kentucky, ca. 1819 or 1839
Died date, place unknown

Political Life:
- Representative in 14th (1874-75) Legislature from Navasota (Madison, Grimes, Walker and San Jacinto Counties)
- Representative in 16th (1879) and 17th (1881-82) Legislatures from Navasota (Madison and Grimes Counties)

Personal Life:
- Also worked as a farmer
- Wife Martha and their three children


Edward (Ed) Brown

Edward Brown

Born Alabama, ca. 1840
Died date, place unknown

Political Life:
- Representative in 14th (1874-75) Legislature from Marshall (Rusk and Harrison Counties)

Personal Life:
- Also worked as a carpenter


Charles W. (C.W.) Bryant

Charles W. Bryant

Born Kentucky, ca. 1840
Died date, place unknown

Political Life:
- Delegate to 1868-1869 Constitutional Convention from Harris County

Personal Life:
- Born into slavery
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Also worked as a minister


D.W. Burley

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Born Virginia, ca. 1844
Died date, place unknown

Political Life:
- Representative in 12th (1870-71) Legislature from Calvert (Robertson, Leon and Freestone Counties)

Personal Life:
- Born into slavery


Walter Moses (W.M.) Burton

Walter Moses Burton

Born North Carolina, ca. 1829
Died 1913, place unknown

Political Life:
- Senator in 14th (1874), 15th (1876) Legislature from Richmond (Austin, Fort Bend, Wharton and Waller Counties)
- Senator in 15th (1876), 16th (1879) and 17th (1881-82) Legislatures from Fort Bend, Waller and Wharton Counties)
- Involved with the Union League

Personal Life:
- Born into slavery
- Also worked as a farmer
- His wife was thrown off a moving train when she refused to leave the white coach

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